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Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Discussion

Who is the kid? How old is the kid? What is the importance of his character? Is the kid a good person or a bad one? Does the kid participate in the carnage that the rest of the gang participates in? Why or why not? Can you imagine doing the things the kid does at his age?

Who is the Judge? What is the importance of his character? Why does he insist that he cannot die? Do you believe this is true? Why does he kill the kid at the end of the novel?

Why is the Glanton gang hired to kill Indians? Is what they are doing a good thing? What have the Indians done to deserve this treatment?

Discuss Gomez. Why is the Glanton gang so interested in killing Gomez? Does Gomez deserve his death? How is Gomez any different in his actions from Glanton...

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